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Capturing hearts – and wrists – since 1917, the cult model was conceived at the hands of the namesake and grandson of its founder, Louis Cartier. Inspired by the intrepid weaponry of the military (the clue is in the name here) when the United States entered the first World War, Cartier turned his head to the treads of the Renault FT-17 tank, with two bold parallel lines forming a rectangular profile around the dial, while the case resembles the cockpit. While we’re no strangers to the apparel of military wear and its integration onto the catwalk – double-breasted suits and cargo pants that keep on giving – 1:1 top Cartier fake watches’ adroit allusion to the wheel tracks entrenched into our worldly history hit the big time, scoring a place on some the most coveted wrists.
They say Andy Warhol wasn’t just an artist but a foresight of difference. Perhaps that’s why the man of such cultural prominence picked UK luxury replica Cartier watches of equal stature, defying mere functionality and establishing a wholly recognizable signature. “I don’t wear a Tank to tell the time. In fact, I never wind it. I wear a Tank because it’s the watch to wear,” Warhol notoriously quipped.
Later decorating the arms of Calvin Klein, Yves Saint Laurent, Mohammed Ali, and a roster of first ladies from Princess Diana to Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama, the perfect copy Cartier Tank watches practically marketed itself. So much so that Kim Kardashian even bought Kennedy’s Tank at auction in 2017 – the centenary year of the model – for the small sum of $379,500, according to TMZ. What is it about this Swiss made Cartier replica watches that allures the eyes of society’s elite? Simplicity, clean lines, and unwavering modernity – even a century on.
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Total internet meltdown truly came to fruition when wholesale super clone Cartier watches’ two crushes-cum-ambassadors, Mescal and Austin Butler, were captured whispering sweet nothings at the Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty over what we can only assume was who had the better Tank. Elvis might’ve left the building, but Butler’s penchant for Cartier is going nowhere, amassing at least five models, including the elusive China replica Cartier Tank Louis Cartier large watches with a red opaline dial. In homage to the Maison’s 100-year anniversary, Butler also opted for the curved Tank Cintrée, re-released as a limited edition of 150 in celebration of the 100th birthday of the Tank, curvier in presence. While the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll himself liked to don a Hamilton, Butler didn’t go totally meta – despite the struggle to shed his accent – staying true to the Cartier club.
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Tyler, the Creator – but to watch nerds, Tyler, the Collector – proves he’s leading the foray with a monumental vintage Cartier collection to trounce all of the above. With more than three vintage Tank models alone, the musician confirms his aficionado status with online replica Cartier Tank Obus watches, a rare model that saw Cartier diversify the traditional rectangular shape into a square, while adorning the bezel, as opposed to the dial, with timely numerals.
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